A Glowing Extension Fills a London Victorian With Sunlight and Garden Views
Amos Goldreich Architecture transforms the ground floor of a semidetached home with a broken-plan extension.
A Victorian Terrace House in London Gets a Bright, Brutalist-Inspired Rear Addition
A careful renovation by DGN Studio results in a light-filled kitchen, dining area, and gathering space that celebrates the...
A London Terrace House Gets a Bright Extension That Honors Its Arts and Crafts Heritage
The 194-square-foot addition by Novak Hiles Architects features an open-plan kitchen and dining area that connects to a...
Andersen’s Bright Ideas Awards Are Back—and More Brilliant Than Ever
We’re looking for the most inspiring homes across the country that embrace natural light.
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
A Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face
A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.
An Art Deco Dwelling Receives a Sleek, Contemporary Extension
Originally built in 1938, the revived Shadow House in Melbourne merges contemporary and Art Deco features.
Before & After: A Once-Stuffy Midcentury Is Refreshed With an Airy and Artsy Renovation
The home of two influencers in Laurel Canyon now shines with abundant natural light, subtle texture, and sculptural accents.
Ever Wanted to Stay in an Ancient Trullo in Puglia, Italy?
Experience the unique architectural heritage of Italy’s Apulia region at Brindisi Trulli, an ancient trullo that was transformed...
A Victorian Townhouse With Rustic Interiors Is Available to Rent in London
In addition to exposed trusses and high ceilings trimmed with intricate cornicing, the 19th-century terrace house features four...
A Classic Queenslander Bungalow Gets an Inky New Extension
A contemporary addition reimagines the interior of this traditional four-room cottage near Brisbane, Australia.
An Australian Home Relishes Sunshine With a New Extension
Thanks to an airy addition, a minimalist cottage becomes an indoor-outdoor paradise for a couple to raise their young kids, dogs,...
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen uses prefab elements to transform a dated Victorian in just four days.
A Melbourne Home Is Treated to a Striking Barn–Like Extension
Reclaimed materials, natural light, and minimalist design come together to create a warm, textured space that encourages nesting.
A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.
A Bold Blue Extension Caps a Weatherboard Cottage in Melbourne
Charred black on the outside and bright blue on the inside, a clever extension makes room for a growing family.
A $100K Revamp Lifts a London Victorian to Memphis Heaven
Office S&M turns the lower ground floor of a Victorian terrace into a colorful escape from the gray city.
Will We Ever Really Own Flying Cars?
Our undying obsession soars into the 21st century.
A Refurbished, Victorian-Era Brick Tower in Hampshire
When two equestrians resettle, a sagging water tower is part of the bargain.
A Pink Corridor Connects the Past With the Present in a Victorian Cottage
A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.
Light Floods This Dazzling Renovated Victorian in Australia
Templeton Architecture integrates steel-framed apertures throughout an 1890 home in Victoria to stunning effect.
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
A Dilapidated Victorian Cottage Shines After a Sustainable Retrofit
Zen Architects revitalizes an early 1900s home in Melbourne.
A Narrow Victorian in Toronto Gets a Mullet Makeover
Traditional in the front, modern in the back, this historic home ushers light in through a 14-foot glass wall.
A Cutting-Edge Addition Hides Behind a Victorian Cottage
Camouflaged in a conservative setting, this Melbourne home for a foodie family centers on a spacious kitchen with perforated...
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
This Renovated Victorian in Melbourne Literally Says “Hello” to Passersby
Revamped and expanded to accommodate a home and artist’s studio, Hello House is a true conversation starter.
A Luminous Plywood Addition Crowns This Mallorca Townhouse
City House by SMS Arquitectos features a second-floor townhouse extension that explores new possibilities with plywood.
In Cambridge, a Plywood-Clad Home With a Twist Asks $850K
Uni Architecture rotated XS House’s three volumes to allow for triangular skylights.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Plywood Media Console
Learn how to build a modern media console out of plywood with this easy-to-follow guide and video.
Victorian Revival
A couple’s dinner out at their neighborhood bistro provides just the right impetus for their restaurant-inspired kitchen...
A Brutalist ’60s Apartment Gets a Bright and Airy Makeover
Architecture firm 27.9 succinctly blends wood elements with concrete to turn a family’s apartment into a home worth hanging onto.

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